Sasaphras Blog

A Return to Home

Ah, 2020. It began with so many jokes about perfect vision, scoffing at the upcoming election, and speculation as to what this next decade will bring. Well, it’s 74 days…


Forgiveness: When Past Meets Present

Today feels like a great day to talk about forgiveness. I won’t lie, simply finding the words to begin this conversation has been several rewrites in the making; it’s not…


Feed Your Children Well

I was a picky eater as a child, which was part of the reason for my palette being quite limited for many years, but I also didn’t grow up in…


Primal Reawakening: 8 Ways to Spend 5 Minutes Connecting with Nature

It’s finally spring. The snow has melted, the days are getting warmer, and the world is slowly turning green around us. After a long winter, these first few weeks of…


Advice for New Yoga Teachers (From a New Yoga Teacher)

Okay, with three years of teaching experience, I may not be considered a “new yoga teacher” anymore. I no longer arrive to class forty-five minutes early to review my planned…


Before the Thaw: Greening Those Winter Blues

It’s March in upstate New York. The days are chilly and the nights can still be in the single digits. It’s been a long winter and even the three feet…


5 Ways to be Mindful Every Day

5 Ways To Be Mindful Every Day We have busy lives; commutes, side-hustles, hobbies, school, family, and friends can take up just as much (or more!) energy as our day-to-day…


Compassion

Compassion. Empathy. These are words we might have heard in recent times, or they’re words we might not have heard in a long time. The dictionary says that we can…


Dreams and Consciousness

Lucid dreams. I have had them almost every night, for as long as I can remember. The dreams themselves are vivid, life-like, and intense. I can’t even tell you how…


Perspective

Perspective. We use it every day, just going about our lives, but how? We find it in acts like decision-making, sight-seeing, drawing, putting on makeup. We usually aren’t aware of…


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